Certified Surgical Technologist resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Infection control protocols
  • Pre-Surgical Preparation
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Patient Management
  • OB/GYN Procedures
  • Chronic disease management
  • Suturing
  • Specimen collection
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Wound Dressing
  • Medical Records Management
  • Workplace Safety
  • Pre- and Post-Surgical Counts
  • Quality Assurance Controls
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Patient transportation
  • Patient Assessments
  • Electronic Charting
  • Patient confidentiality
Work History
11/2011 to 04/2012
Certified Surgical Technologist Amita Health Pflugerville, TX,
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Handled numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures and arranged for surgeons.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
07/1992 to 11/1993
Legal Administrative Assistant Gentex Corp. Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Reviewed wide-ranging contracts and agreements and summarized terms for easy assessment.
  • Generated pleadings and other legal documents for review by attorneys and paralegals.
  • Managed general clerical needs such as opening and closing files, scanning sheets and faxing documents.
  • Maintained organized office and case-specific paper and digital files for easy tracking and retrieval.
  • Processed expense reimbursements and updated [Software] accounts with current information.
  • Screened phone calls to effectively handle less important inquiries and keep senior staff free for more important matters.
  • Prepared drafts of forms, letters and agreements for legal staff use.
  • Helped with intake of new clients and materials by setting up files and documenting important information.
  • Scheduled and coordinated meetings between legal teams and clients, including setting up refreshments and preparing materials.
  • Kept office efficient and organized by managing tasks such as supply restocking and general upkeep without oversight.
  • Maintained calendar and tickler system for managing partner, associate attorney and senior paralegal.
  • Scheduled and made appointments for [Number] attorneys.
  • Filed documents with courts on behalf of attorney.
  • Arranged for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses and court officials.
  • Produced accurate office files, updated spreadsheets and crafted presentations to support executives and boost team efficiency.
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies as needed.
  • Executed time sheet reconciliation and created monthly announcements.
  • Diligently edited legal correspondence for grammar and spelling.
  • Assisted attorneys in collecting information such as employment, medical and other records.
09/1983 to 09/1985
Contracting & Purchasing US Government Civil Service City, STATE,
  • Reduced production downtime by overseeing quality control and assembly.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Input and Output of documentation for Invitation for Bids, Request for Proposal, Request for Quotations, Contract Awards, Purchase and Delivery Orders, Input of Statistical Data.
  • Set up files on a mini computer and hard copy
  • Received phone calls and visitors .
  • Trained other personnel both military and civilian in the operation of a Burroughs B-25 computer and a Word Processor VT-1202 Lexitron.
Expected in 05/1980
Associate of Science: Secretarial Science/Office Management
South Georgia Junior College - Douglas, GA,
Expected in 06/2010
Associate of Arts: Certified Surgical Technologist
Florence/Darlington Technical College - Florence, SC,

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School Attended

  • South Georgia Junior College
  • Florence/Darlington Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Contracting & Purchasing


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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